Events & workshops

Special Effects Makeup and Costume Design Workshop

Special Effects Makeup and Costume Design Workshop

Special Effects, Makeup and Costume Design Workshop Join us in Whakatāne for a 2-day Special Effects Makeup and Costume Design Workshop led by industry experts Hannah Woods and Sara Fitzell. You'll jump into the fascinating world of character creation, from...

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Unscripted Television Development Intensive Workshop

Unscripted Television Development Intensive Workshop

Unscripted Television Development Intensive WorkshopAbout this eventCalling all Producers – aspiring to experienced. If you have a clearly developed show concept(s) you are invited to join Emmy Award-winning television producer Jon Kroll (The Amazing race, Gordon...

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Pitch Your Script

Pitch Your Script

Pitch Your ScriptThis event was another great collaboration between Film Bay of Plenty and The Village Community Cinema. Eight people pitched their scripts live to Paula Whetu Jones, Ainsley Gardiner, Roy Taoho, George Hennah and Mana Davis. They gained valuable...

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International Womens Day 2023

International Womens Day 2023

International Womens Day 2023 Read about exceptional BOP women in our screen industry Eleven women were submitted for our 2023 International Women's Day writeup. This year's hashtag was "Embrace Equity". These wonderful women have been recognised in the Bay of Plenty...

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Screenwriting Q&A with Kathryn Burnett

Screenwriting Q&A with Kathryn Burnett

Screenwriting Q&A with Kathryn BurnettAbout this event Enjoy an interactive Q & A with award winning professional screenwriter and writing coach Kathryn Burnett. If you love to write and want to be a screenwriter or already have the skills this evening with...

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AGM report for 2021-22

AGM report for 2021-22

Film Bop 2022 Annual ReportExcerpt from the Co-Chair Report "It has been another year of highs and lows as we've weathered the impacts of further Covid lockdowns and travel restrictions. However, in a testament to the strength and agility of our local industry, we...

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